- Kickass Woman Of The Day: Susan Scatena, The NYC Librarian Who Read To An Alligator (The Frisky)
- Racialicious has a run-down of the issue surrounding Roshini Muniam, a 27-year-old graduate student who entered a contest with a grand prize of being Malaysia’s representative at a Florida space camp that’ll actually send its participants to space. The problem? Muniam is a girl, and the contest is sponsored by AXE, so there have been sexist trolls coming out of the woodwork saying a girl shouldn’t be able to enter her stinky girl cooties intheir manly man contest. The plus side is that Twitter and Tumblr found out about it and voted for Muniam thousands of times, so now it’s looking she won.
We’ve seen Johanna Mason‘s and Effie Trinket‘s Catching Fire Capitol Couture photos, and now it’s Caesar Flickerman’s turn. On the subject of Capitol Couture, Emily Asher-Perrin of Tor.com asks whether it’s sending the wrong message to Hunger Games fans. (Laughing Squid)
- Someone sent Brian Michael Bendis a message on Tumblr saying comics should be more focused on males and that writers who emphasize female characters “listen too much to women bitching.” Bendis took him to task. And here’s part two of the epic saga.
- The Walking Dead‘s Laurie Holden will be the female lead in Dumb and Dumber To. Andrea, noooooo. (Deadline)